Berlin takes charge of Brussels’ green agenda

Politico (EU) | Jun 30, 2020 at 3:04 PM
  • After spending years shaping EU energy and climate policy from behind the scenes, Berlin is moving into the hot seat.
  • Schulze will oversee tough negotiations on raising the bloc’s emissions reduction goal from 40 percent to as high as 55 percent by 2030.
  • With the COP26 climate summit postponed to next year, green officials argue the Climate Law is key to signaling that the EU is committed to pressing ahead on emissions cuts despite the delays.